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Wedman Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained; perhaps an altered form of Weidmann, a habitational name from a place named Weide, from weide ‘meadow’, ‘pasture’ or a topographic name from the same word. Swedish: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Widman, Kelman, Gedman, Wenman, Edman, Weeman, Ledman, Wehman, Werman

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Where is the Wedman family from?

You can see how Wedman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wedman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Wedman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Wedman families living in Alberta. This was about 43% of all the recorded Wedman's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Wedman families in 1911.
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What did your Wedman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Wedman. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wedman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wedman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 374 immigration records available for the last name Wedman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 256 military records available for the last name Wedman. For the veterans among your Wedman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wedman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wedman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Wedman in 1953 was 69, and 61 in 2004.

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